PROFIsafe is First National Safety Standard in China

Following successful standardization of PROFIBUS and PROFINET in China, PROFIsafe – the first and only communication-based safety standard in China – has now been elevated to the status of a Chinese national standard. This is further evidence that the world leading PI technologies are highly regarded in China – not just because of their high quality but also based on their large installed base and reliable organization.

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Regional News – January 2016

Why have an entire section of PROFINEWS dedicated to Regional News? It matters for three reasons. First, it shows the strength of the PI organization on a global scale. Second, if you are a device vendor, it encourages you to explore other such markets with the expectation of local support. And finally, if you are an end-user, it assures that if you start operations in another country there are already experts in place.

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Regional News: From China and the UK

News from around the world this month comes from China and the UK.  The first Chinese-produced PROFINET product is certified with the product certificate being presented in a ceremony at the PI Booth at Hanover Fair.  PI UK reports first graduates from a Certified PROFIBUS System Designer class.  The class was developed to fill a need of UK water companies. (more…)

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